Date: Monday 27 February - Friday 13 April 2012
Time: Monday-Friday, 10am-8pm
Venue: Atrium Gallery, Old Building
The 6th LSE Photo Prize Exhibition showcased a wide range of photography by LSE students and staff. Photos were selected by a judging panel of art professionals and LSE staff. This year's Photo Prize took on the theme of 'Overcoming Hurdles'. The exhibition was supported by the LSE Annual Fund.
This year's judging panel:
Christopher Acheson, President, LSE SU Photography Society
Helen Nisbet, Consultancy Project Manager, Contemporary Art Society
Grace Pattison, Festival Curator, London Festival of Photography
Virginia Pavey, LSE, member of the Arts Advisory Group
The judges chose a selection of 42, out of 250 images submitted this year, to be included in the exhibition. They can be found here.
The winning entrants to the LSE Photo Prize were announced at the launch reception on Thursday 8 March. We are delighted to announce the winning photographs:
First Prize - Will Plowright, a postgraduate student in the Department of Government
For Ranger 1 and Ranger 2
Second Prize - Pawel Opaska, a catering assistant from LSE Catering
For Waiting for a Sale
Third Prize - Sylvia Chant, a professor of Development Geography in the Department of Geography and Environment
For Contemplating Eighty
Highly Commended - Dimitra Setia Taslim, a postgraduate student in the Department of Management
For The Buddhist Undertaker
Highly Commended - Jeffrey Dow, a postgraduate student in the Department of International Development
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